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Poem of the Day For: Friday, September 21, 2018

Category: Death Poems
Subcategory: Loss of Father Poems

Keeping My Daddy With Me

by Lisa Gardner

My heart changed when you left.
Time froze and I wanted to hide.
It was a moment that will stay with me forever...
the day my Daddy died.

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Poem of the Week for: 09/18/2018 - 09/24/2018

World Alzheimer's Month occurs every September. It's goal is to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and dementia. World Alzheimer's Day is on Friday September 21st this year. This week's poem, Changing Places by Alora M. Knight touches on the plight of caregivers, the children of the Alzheimer patient, who must "change places" and take care of their parents.

As you know, after each poem we ask you, Were you touched by this poem? Share your Story! In this poem's featured story, Kat from Chicago shares,

I have met people with memory loss and I have spent time with them and with their caregivers/families at a respite care center where I have been volunteering and where I have shared the novel that I'm writing. Your poem aptly captures the frustrations and challenges and sense of loss I imagine people must be feeling when they see the changes that Alzheimer's brings about and yet I see these family members and caregivers soldiering on, under such difficult, trying circumstances....

Category: Family Poems
Subcategory: Aging Poems

Changing Places

by Alora M. Knight

I see the sadness in your eyes,
The times that you are knowing
What's happening to your wondrous mind,
The symptoms you are showing.

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